London YIMBY Privacy Policy

London YIMBY is committed to protecting your personal information. Our Privacy Policy gives you detailed information on when and why we collect your personal information, how we use it and how we keep it secure.

Who we are and what we do

London YIMBY is an unincorporated association not for profit. Our website is Our objects are to end the housing crisis with the support of local people.

The personal data we hold and how we collect it

We collect personal data when you ask to receive information via email. The data may include your name, address, phone number and email address. If you tell us of any changes, we will hold the new details in place of the old ones.

We hold your data for the following purposes:

  • to send our newsletter who have asked to receive it;
  • to contact those who have offered to volunteer when opportunities arise; and
  • to inform those who have asked about particular campaigns, such as our Better Streets campaign.

We do not share information with anyone else except that email addresses are processed by MailChimp solely for the purposes described above.

Access to your personal information

You can request to see, amend, or delete the personal data that we hold about you and we will provide that information within forty days.

You can unsubscribe from our emails at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any of our emails, by emailing us at or writing to our Privacy Officer at London YIMBY, 116 Drummond Street, London NW1 2HN.

How we protect your information

We take care to protect your information. All personal information stored by us is kept on servers in a secure environment. It is kept in a cloud based, password protected system to which only the Executive Committee have access.

Cookies: The Squarespace platform upon which our website is built uses cookies to help our website work well and to track information about how people are using it. More information on cookies and how to control the cookies we use can be found at

MailChimp: We use a third-party provider, MailChimp, to deliver our group emails and electronic newsletter. We gather usage statistics using industry standard technologies to help us monitor and improve our email bulletins. For more information, please see their website:

How long will we hold your personal information?

If you ask us to delete your details, we will remove you from our email list and will not contact you in the future.

Data Protection Register

There is no requirement for London YIMBY to be included in the ICO Data Protection Register.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time. The date of the most recent revisions will appear on our website

Updated May 2018